The average cost of a car inspection in New York State is $21. The actual cost varies depending upon several factors. Heavy vehicles, for one, cost more to inspect. As of 2014, the cost of the OBDII test in the New York City metropolitan area is $27, but the fee is only $11 in upstate New York.
What Components Does the Inspection Cover?
A NYS inspection involves safety checks of many components, such as seat belts, brakes, steering, lights, directionals, horn and windshield wipers. It also includes an emissions test, and vehicles made after 1995 must have a computerized On-Board Diagnostic Inspection as well.
What Else Should I Have Checked Out?
Our auto inspections will keep you safe and give you a clear picture as to how your vehicle is running. Whether you have a newer car with low mileage or an older vehicle with its share of wear and tear, we have the tools and skills to meet your needs. We maintain convenient hours and make appointment scheduling easy. And possibly best of all - we keep our rates reasonable to serve our customers' needs.
Do Really I Need to Get An Inspection?
Yes. In order to register a car or truck in New York State, the vehicle must get a safety inspection. Inspections need to be performed every 12 months or when the ownership of the vehicle is transferred. If your vehicle does not have a valid inspection you cannot renew the registration, you can receive a fine, and you can receive a parking ticket. It doesn't pay to skip your inspection, if its due come in for an inspection today.